It's the ultimate foodie event of the year, and several Woodbridge restaurants are among the main attractions.
Next Monday, March 19, the 15th Annual 'Taste of Middlesex' sampling extravaganza takes place at the Pines Manor in Edison from 5:30 to 8 pm. Of the 55 international participants, Woodbridge businesses who will have a presence at the event include Ariana's Grand, , Edible Arrangements, , La Bonbonniere Bake Shoppe, and .
Three particular stars in Woodbridge - , , and at Renaissance Woodbridge - will be there serving up samples of their amazing meals. Dishes the vendors will be serving up include those made with beef, lamb, pork chicken, seafoods, pasta, and rice, as well as desserts. Vegetarian, kosher and organic fare will be represented as well.
Other restaurants and vendors who will be serving up choice tidbits include: 65 Bistro, Akbar Restaurant, Anthony’s Coal Fire Pizza, Aunt Carol’s Country Kitchen, Chilis Bar & Grill, China Sea Bistro, Colavita USA, Crowne Plaza/Christie’s Steakhouse, Costco Wholesale, Echoqua Italian Bistro, Edison Job Corps Academy Culinary, First Class Caterers, Greater Living Foods, Gusto Grill, Il Sagno Doice, Joe’s Crab Shack, La Travola Cucina, Little Spain Restaurant, Maggianos Little Italy, Main St. Trattoria, Novita Bistro & Lounge, Pines Manor, Qdoba Mexican Grill, Rainforest Café, Raritan Bakery, Real Jamaican Jerk An’Ting, Romano’s Macaroni Grill, Sam’s Club, Shogun Wok, Sigiri, Skylark Fine Diner & Lounge, Tazi’s Café, The Rosewood Caterers, and Thumbs Up,
Advance tickets are $50, and that price includes a 15 percent discount dining card valued at $10. The cost for seniors 65 and over is $40 per person; at the door ticket purchases are $55.
To buy tickets, visit edisonchamber.com online, or call the Edison Chamber of Commerce office at 732-738-9842.
All funds from the event benefit the Middlesex County College Foundation's scholarship program.